Shunichi Nitta

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UNLABELLED Patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) are hypersensitive to nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking drugs. Although antibodies to the acetylcholine receptor (AChR) often are observed in MG patients, 10% to 30% of patients do not show an anti-AChR antibody. Little is known about differences in sensitivity to nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking(More)
We experienced a case of giant localized fibrous pleural mesothelioma accompanying lung metastasis. The patient was a 26-year-old woman, who was pointed out elevation of the left diaphragma by the chest roentgenogram in 1992 but left it as it was. In 1995, a giant tumor occupying 1/2 or more of the left thoracic cavity was detected by chest CT and MRI. A(More)
Two patients with cancer medicated by transdermal fentanyl patch (FP) for more than one month underwent operation under general anesthesia. FP had not been removed. Anesthesia was maintained with inhalation of sevoflurane 2-3%, nitrous oxide, and intermittent administration of intravenous fentanyl. Intraoperative course was uneventful. They recovered from(More)
Little is known about doses and onset times of rocuronium after sugammadex reversal. We report a 2-year-old girl receiving readministration of rocuronium for reoperation 30 minutes after sugammadex reversal. The patient underwent ventriculoperitoneal shunting for hydrocephalus under general anesthesia with muscle relaxation by rocuronium. After completion(More)
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